Career in Event Management
Event management is one of the reflective forms of advertising and is known to be glamorous and exciting profession. This profession for event management demands a lot of hard work. The success of this profession depends on how you organize the things as per client’s requirements and satisfaction, leaving a lasting impression.
The practice of event management is to plan professional or social event, targeting a particular group of people or audience. The work of event management involves planning, budgeting, organizing and thinking about concepts.
Event managers organize professional events such as corporate seminars, product launching etc., and social/ public events such as fashion show, exhibitions, concerts, theme parties, wedding celebrations etc. It is an activity that constitutes visualization, venue management, creativity and detailed planning.
For event management, no specific degree is required. Any person having genuine passion for conducting events possessing good organizing skills and is flexible to work long hours with good public relation and networking skills can enter this field. Nowadays there are some institutes offering special certificate and diploma courses in Event management. Hence to get into a reputed event management company, one should have MBA degree or have a degree in public relation with masters in marketing. Following are few institutes offering the courses in event Management:
- Event Management Development Institute, IES Management College, Mumbai
- Indian Institute of Event Management, Mumbai
- Amity Institute of Event Management, Noida
- International Center for Event Marketing, New Delhi
In event management your earning varies according to the type of events you manage. The starting salary offered to professional is between Rs 8000 to Rs.10000. For a successful event manager sky is the limit. Once you have gained enough experience in the field, as an event manager you can charge fees from Rs.50,000 to Rs.1 lakh or above depending on the client and event.
Event management is a good career option that offers a lot of independence as well as demands perfection, hard work and lots of patience. As the event management industry is poised to grow, trained candidates may have good job opportunities.